Upcoming Retreats

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 19, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 FALL - Oct 8-15, 2023

Portland, OR 2023 Registration is NOW OPEN

Technicolor Journaling

Traci Lyn Huskamp & Marylin Huskamp
9:00 - 4:30
Mon April 17

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$ 185  

Experience an art journaling color explosion by rendering subjects using intense, high chroma, deeply saturated art sticks. This workshop, suitable for all skill levels, explores the art pastel medium along with methods for sketching from a photograph using a fast and easy technique that requires no previous drawing skills, interpreting color, selecting dramatic color combinations, working with glue alternatives for attaching miscellaneous ephemera, creating journal pages from odd materials such as brown packing paper, and idea discovery for recording the everyday.

Materials Fee $25 paid at beginning of class includes:

1 Large Brown Packing Paper Journal, Pastel Fixative, Misc. Pastel Sticks (NOTE: to be used by all students during class)

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

1 - 24 ct. box or larger of NuPrisma Pastels, 1 - mechanical pencil, 1 - white eraser, 2 - fine tip black Sharpie, 1 - 8 1/2 x 11 or larger pad of tracing paper, 1 - package of graphite paper, 1- RED BALL POINT ink pen (NOTE: MUST BE RED and MUST BE A BALL POINT PEN), 5 to 10 - personal photographs printed on copy paper (NOTE: select photographs where there is a main subject and it fills the entire picture. Consider enlarging the photo when printing. The enlarged images should be no bigger than 10.5” x 7.5” and MUST BE ON COPY PAPER), 1 - package of baby wipes for cleaning hands. 1- small roll of paper towels.


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Proud Sponsors for Art & Soul

For your convenience, you may pre-order your materials for classes! Your materials will be waiting for you at the retreat. And you can always purchase additional materials at the retreat.

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